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Experimental: egg lasagne

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I thought I had created egg lasagne until the internet told me otherwise. But no one does it this way (probably)…

Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 75 mins
Makes a big lasagne

I must admit I didn’t have a great egg lasagne plan, just thought it might be worth a crack…

Egg lasagne ingredients

  • Lasagne sheets (we went with freshies because we weren’t confident that dry lasagne sheets would soften)
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups of spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup of mushrooms, chopped
  • 3 regular tomatoes, diced
  • 10 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups of mozzarella cheese
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Baked eggs in avocado

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Somehow, it works (particularly at breakfast).

Prep time: 3 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 23 mins
Makes two serves

Ingredients

  • One ripe avocado
  • Two eggs
  • Spices of your choice (or Parmesan cheese for the hardcore’s)

How do ya?

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Cut avocados in half (top to bottom) and remove the pit. You may also need to scoop out some avo flesh so the eggs fit in neatly.
  3. Place avocados in a baking dish, perhaps on some paper-towel to prevent them from rolling around.
  4. Crack the eggs and place one in each half of
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Understanding egg labels

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20 years ago if you were asked to go to the supermarket to buy bread, milk, and eggs, it would be a 10 minute exercise. Milk was milk, bread was bread, and eggs were eggs. But as we become more aware of what we consume, where it originates, and the process involved in getting it to the shelf, a plethora of variations of these products have appeared making the decision process more complex.

What makes the decision process more frustrating is that terminology and labeling can mean different things from one brand to another. In many cases, there is no …

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Know your amino acids

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Amino acids play a critical role as the foundation for generating proteins within the human body, but also as intermediates in metabolism. Each individual amino acid plays a different role in the body and their effects can be modified or altered when combined with other amino acids.

There are currently 23 proteinogenic (“protein building”) amino acids that have been identified, of which 20 are considered standard and can be found in or utilised by the human body either through ingestion (food, drink, supplements) or through biosynthesis (the body’s ability to create the amino acid itself). Standard amino acids are classified …

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The definitive(ish) guide to Paleo

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If you want to divide a social function into two perfectly opposed halves, raise the topic of Paleo, or, The Paleolithic Diet. Some people live by it and those who don’t will likely have friends who like to bring it up at every opportunity. Regardless, it is extremely popular and commonly misunderstood.

Paleolithic defined

Paleolithic is a period of existence that has been defined as approximately 2.5 million years ago, characterised by the creation of basic chipped stone tools as used by early human beings. Quite commonly this period is referred to as the Stone Age. Food …

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